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Two running for seats on Andalusia Village Board


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Posted Online: April 05, 2013, 2:26 pm
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Alma Betts and James Killian Sr. are running for seats on the Andalusia Village Board.

NAME: James C Killian Sr.
AGE: 50
ADDRESS: Andalusia
OCCUPATION: Training specialist at John Deere
FAMILY: Wife, daughter, son, three grandsons.
EDUCATION: Some collage
POLITICAL PARTY: Independent
OFFICE SOUGHT:Andalusia village trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: Trustee
WHY RUNNING: I would like to complete what the board and I have started during my last term.



NAME: Alma Betts
AGE: 64
ADDRESS: Andalusia
OCCUPATION: Administrative assistant, Davenport schools human resource dept.
FAMILY: Husband Lewis; children Ryan, Jason and Chanda; nine grandchildren
EDUCATION: Pekin High School; 1 year at Illinois State University
OFFICE SOUGHT: Andalusia village trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: I want to take more of an interest in my community and I think being a village trustee is the best way to do that.




















 



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